Brooklyn Bugs - 2019 Tour Schedule
to Jun 30

Brooklyn Bugs - 2019 Tour Schedule

At the Culinary Institute of America (Greystone) - May 2018

At the Culinary Institute of America (Greystone) - May 2018


- February - 

University of Montana, MT 

- March - 

San Diego State University, CA 

- April - 

Purdue University, IN 

Tufts University, MA

University of Wisconsin, WI 

- May - 

Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, CA

San Francisco, CA 

Los Angeles, CA 

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Gastronauts - Bugganaal (sold out)
7:00 PM19:00

Gastronauts - Bugganaal (sold out)


Jan 22

Ten Course Tasting Menu


Chinicuiles - dragon fruit

Roasted Manduca Sexta - wasabi sauce

Chapulines - roasted potato - creme fraiche - jalapeño

Cricket Fritters - corn, celery, red onions - spicy aioli

Mealworm - veggie scallion pancakes - ginger soy sauce

Torched Manchurian Scorpion - lotus chip - cucumbers

Black Ants - roasted beets - cucumbers - chili ponzu vinaigrette

Chapulines - cellophane noodles, crimini mushrooms, spinach, peppers 

Vespula Flaviceps - spicy rice cakes - haricots vert 

Palm Weevils - chocolate mousse - berries - sweet wontons

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Brooklyn Bugs - Nashville Debut at Rise
7:00 PM19:00

Brooklyn Bugs - Nashville Debut at Rise


What:   Brooklyn Bugs debuts in Nashville, TN

When: Thursday, December 6th at 7pm

Where: RISE Biscuits, Donuts & Righteous Chicken of Tennessee

153 5th Avenue North, Nashville, TN  37219

Tickets: $25 for five course tasting menu


Brooklyn Bugs was invited to record with Pickler and Ben last week, and quickly booked a pop-up at RISE to celebrate their debut in Nashville!  Working with the Rise Nashville team, they collaborated on a special tasting menu featuring edible insects, and will give a special presentation to discuss why the UN endorses edible insects to address food scarcity and sustainability around the world.  

*Please arrive promptly at 7pm as the food will be served in courses beginning at 715pm.  

Brooklyn Bugs x Rise Tasting Menu:  

-Grasshopper Hashed Potatoes - pimento cheese, pickled jalapenos, crispy onions

-Manchurian Scorpion Avocado Toast - vine-ripe tomato, golden egg, aioli  

-Cricket Crusted Fried Chicken - cricket buttermilk biscuit, pickles, cheese

-Mealworm Biscuit Cinnamon Roll - brown sugar, pecans

-Black Ants Creme Brulee yeast donut - vanilla bean pastry cream

*Shellfish Allergy Warning*

Special thanks to Brooklyn Bugs sponsors:  Entosense, Entomo Farms, Merci Mercado

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Brooklyn Bugs Festival 2.0
to Nov 16

Brooklyn Bugs Festival 2.0

Details:  Brooklyn Bugs returns for its second festival after a whirlwind year of high profile press, touring, and presentations.  This year will be highlighted by the first ever BugsGiving Banquet Dinner, the Thursday before Thanksgiving, and will feature edible insects as the primary protein source prepared by Chefs David George Gordon aka “The Bug Chef,” and Joseph Yoon.  There will also be Ento-Cooking Demonstrations, After-School Children’s Programming, Cocktail Parties, screenings of the Smithsonian Channel’s “Bug Bites,” and much more...

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